After Effects ExtendScript Training: Ep. 1, 2 & 3

After Effects ExtendScript Training: Ep. 1, 2 & 3 1

Welcome to the After Effects ExtendScript Script Writing Training series. My name is David Torno and I will be taking you through the process of creating scripts using Adobe’s scripting language called ExtendScript. This is a weekly series focused on teaching you, the After Effects artist, how to create scripts using the ExtendScript programming language. […]

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NewTek commits to adding internal waveform monitor to TriCaster 40

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After expressing my profound constructive criticism about the lack of an internal waveform monitor in the TriCaster 40 (both publicly (in ProVideo Coalition magazine and privately) in 2012, I am now delighted to report that I have just received written confirmation of NewTek’s commitment to add this feature to the sub-US$5k model sometime in 2013. […]

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Fountain & Slugline: How to Write Screenplays in 2013

Fountain & Slugline: How to Write Screenplays in 2013 7

Screenwriting software is not a sexy area of technology development. There are no “game changer” releases like in camera-land. I have yet to see a “one more thing” moment of shininess, like with a new computer hardware introduction. At best, a screenwriting application is a practical workhorse that streamlines writing in the very specific way […]

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The Producer as Serial Entrepreneur

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I attended the Producer’s Guild of America’s Crossover Producing Panel in early April, the panelists were all producers who had taken their experience in film or television and found their way into new disciplines. For some, this meant moving into advertising, or running online distribution platforms. For the audience, their journeys were revelatory. As part […]

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